The G20 Summit - 2 April 2009. London, UK
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The G20 – the Group of Twenty – consists of the worlds 19 largest economies (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK and the USA) plus the European Union. The countries provide 85% of the worlds economic output. On the 2 April 2009 world leaders gathered in London to address the global financial crisis. A series of mobilizations took place in London and around the world by social movements and civil society organizations demanding an economy based on fair distribution of wealth, decent jobs for all and a low carbon future.

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